Mason and Dixon's line


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Noun1.Mason and Dixon's line - the boundary between Maryland and PennsylvaniaMason and Dixon's line - the boundary between Maryland and Pennsylvania; symbolic dividing line between North and South before the American Civil War
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shouted the whole mass, with an energy so startling, that the ruthless tyrants south of Mason and Dixon's line might almost have heard the mighty burst of feeling, and recognized it as the pledge of an invincible determination, on the part of those who gave it, never to betray him that wanders, but to hide the outcast, and firmly to abide the consequences.
There are two hundred and sixty-four wires crossing the Mississippi, in the Bell system; and five hundred and forty-four crossing Mason and Dixon's Line.